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Definition of garter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a band, usually made of elastic, that is worn around the leg to keep up a sock
  2. 2one of the pieces of elastic material that are attached to women's underwear or to a garter belt, and to the tops of her stockings, in order to keep the stockings up
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